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Author Topic: Taskkill-like for Windows Xp Home?  (Read 10428 times)

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Re: Taskkill-like for Windows Xp Home?
« Reply #15 on: August 17, 2006, 05:06:41 AM »
I searched on google for some and I think the more threatening were winstall.exe, winupdates.exe, runserv32.exe... but I as I said... that's google point of view.


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Re: Taskkill-like for Windows Xp Home?
« Reply #16 on: August 17, 2006, 06:07:41 AM »
The winupdates.exe process belongs to a dangerous worm (which is like a computer virus).  The info on it and how to remove it are here:


Or here:


The winupdates.exe is a less-dangerous spyware process:


You can remove it with a program like SpyBot Search & Destroy or Ad-Aware.

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You might have other undetected viruses, Trojan Horses, or worms, so you should purchase a good antivirus program, update it and run a full system scan, or use your Windows CD to reformat the hard drive and reinstall the OS.  If you don't have the cash to buy an antivirus program, try a free one:


« Last Edit: August 17, 2006, 06:19:27 AM by pcdoc4christ »